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Texas Auto Writers Association Awards FCA US Brands Top Honors

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Jeep led the pack in the Texas Truck Rodeo

Texas really likes Fiat Chrysler. A lot. The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) recently held its annual Texas Truck Rodeo. During this rodeo, a variety of pickups, SUVs, crossovers, and commercial vehicles were put to the test. The goal? To determine which vehicles are built as tough as a Texan—and eight FCA US vehicles walked away with top honors.

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The competition hosted 88 pickups, SUVs, crossovers, and commercial vehicles. To determine the winners, 69 TAWA members voted after putting each model through two days of on- and off-road vehicle evaluations. Each TAWA member considered everything from each vehicle’s style to their value, determining the models worthy of this prestigious award.

Here is a list of the winners and their awards:

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Each of these winners stood out in their segments with the Jeep brand really making a lasting impression on the writers. This is the second consecutive year every Jeep vehicle has won their segments.

Photos of the winners: